David S Bratman [dbratman@...
> What Wendell said. Lewis's "friends" in Shadowlands are completely unlike
> the Inklings. For one thing, they scoff at his love of religion and
> fantasy, and Christopher Riley, the (entirely fictional) character played
> by John Wood in the theatrical version, who as a professor of English might
> be presumed to be based on Tolkien, says he's an atheist, which of course
> Tolkien was not, nor were any of the Inklings. And the clergyman character
> was even worse.
David adn Wendell,
Thanks for responding. I saw Shadowlands once when it came out and was
incredibly unimpressed. When my friend asked me the question, I could barely
recall the movie. I guess it was truly a forgettable movie. Anyway, thanks.
Matthew Winslow mwinslow@... http://x-real.firinn.org/
"I want to overhear passionate arguments about what we are and what we are
doing and what we ought to do. I want to feel that art is an utterance made
in good faith by one human being to another. I want to believe there are
geniuses scheming to astonish the rest of us, just for the pleasure of it.
I miss civilization, and I want it back."
Currently reading: Illumination by Terry McGarry